Explosion kills 50 in China
The massive explosions in China’s northern city of Tianjin are now known to have killed at least 50 people.
More than 700 have been injured and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
The blasts, at a warehouse storing toxic chemicals, destroyed tower blocks and burned out thousands of cars.
Twelve firefighters are among those who lost their lives, with 36 of their colleagues are still missing.
President Xi Jinping has promised a thorough investigation into what happened and “transparent information disclosure to the public”.